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more Matthew Prior
wine and music have the power
Prior (1664-1721), English poet
Bacchus, born in thunder and in fire,
native heat asserts his dreadful sire.
near shady rills and cooling streams,
to the nymphs avows his amorous flames.
all the brethren at the Bell and Vine,
moral says; mix water with your wine.
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